London Fire – The Tale of Two Tower Blocks

London is increasingly becoming a city of high-rise living. There are more than 700 tower blocks, ranging from brand new luxury developments to the post-war council-owned buildings seen as a quick fix to cure problems caused by crumbling and unsanitary 19th Century hovels. About 8% of Londoners now live in tower blocks. Some flats are […]

Five Bangladeshi Muslims among 17 dead in London fire

The Dhaka Tribune has confirmed that five of the Grenfell Tower Fire victims were Bangladeshi. Five members of a Bangladeshi family have been killed in the massive fire that broke out in a 24-story Grenfell Tower apartment block in London early Wednesday. The deceased are Komru Miah, 82, his wife Razia Begum, 65, their three […]

Grenfell Tower should have never happened!

Theresa May’s government accused of ignoring warnings over fire safety in tower block Gavin Barwell, the Prime Minister’s new chief of staff, failed to give the go-ahead to a safety review during his tenure as housing minister, despite it already having been delayed for years. His predecessor as housing minister Brandon Lewis declined to bring in […]